Students bring future of education closer with apps, games and webslides

The Flanders Today newsblog features an article on the UGent Innoversity Challenge.

UGent’s Innoversity Challenge called on students and staff to come up with innovative ideas to improve education, and the results are impressive.

Full article on Flanders Today
Innoversity Challenge winning team


Vacancy: full time position as assistant professor in the discipline of taxation

The faculty of Economics and Business Administration has a vacancy for a professorship, starting from October 1st, 2016. It concerns a full time position as Professor in the rank of Assistant Professor tenure track in the Department of Accounting, Corporate Finance and taxation, charged with academic teaching (mostly in Dutch), academic research and carrying out academic services in the discipline of taxation.

Profile and method of application

Education Day Ghent University

On Thursday, March 17th, 2016, the Education Day Ghent University takes place at Het Pand.  The programme consists of several workshops for educators and staff, with contributions from our accounting team:

  • Problem-based learning and team-learning (Fanny Buysschaert and Patricia Everaert)
  • Semester meeting (Patricia Everaert and Fanny Buysschaert)
  • Exam matrix in Accounting (Patricia Everaert and Elke Minnaert)

Programme (in Dutch)

Innoversity challenge: winning team

On 3 March 2016, the winning teams of the Innoversity Challenge were announced. Next academic year, they will transform their ideas into pilot projects.

innoversitychallengeThe project “Gamified learning”  (Jeroen Neckebrouck, Elke Minnaert, Evelien Opdecam and Patricia Everaert) is one of four winning teams.

‘We want to develop a mobile game that helps students to assess their existing knowledge of a specific course while challenging others in a competitive and stimulating environment. Our game enhances the engagement of students without placing an extra burden on the teaching staff. Also, everyone gets feedback on their learning process in a pleasant way.’

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Cost accounting, linked with the financial accounting system: fully reviewed version now available

Excellent book  for students, researchers, and professionals who want some more background information on the implementation of a costing- or controlling module in an ERP-software system.
analytischboekhoudenOnly available in Dutch: Analytisch boekhouden en Kostencalculatie, Bruggeman W., De Lembre E., Everaert P., Hoozée S., Patfoort C., uitgegeven bij Intersentia, 2016

Ignace De Beelde appointed as Associate Editor of Issues in Accounting Education

Issues in Accounting Education announces the appointment of Ignace De Beelde as an Associate Editor for the period 2016-2018.
Issues in Accounting Education is one of the three primary publications of the American Accounting Association. The mission of the journal is to publish research, commentaries, and instructional resources that assist accounting faculty in teaching and that examine important issues in accounting education.

Issues in Accounting Education